I was looking through the eTOC (electronic Table Of Contents, for those of you not in academia) for Nature today, and saw this:
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Nature 451, 22-23 (3 January 2008) | doi:10.1038/451022b; Published online 2 January 2008
Magnetism: Freedom for the poles
Yes, my new friend olegt and managed to get a piece into Nature.
From what I understand of the article, someone has shown that it is possible, in theory, for magnets (like bar magnets) to only have one pole. This is the stuff of science fiction, but is it any more use than Darwinism?
Well done Dr. Tchernyshyov!